Critic Related Quotes



For every achievement, there is a critic to devalue its worth.

Wes Fesler


It's often the case that when a critic uses an embarrassingly accurate term to describe what a wrong-doer is doing, the wrong-doer protests: "Why don't you use my white-washed, conscience-soothing euphemism?" Such euphemisms, they claim, help promote "civilized debate."

Steve Kangas


“Criticism is a study by which men grow important and formidable at very small expense. He whom nature has made weak, and idleness keeps ignorant, may yet support his vanity by the name of a critic.”

Samuel Johnson


In a writer there must always be two people - the writer and the critic.

Leo Tolstoy


“I never take any notice of reviews-unless a critic has thought up some new way of describing me. That old one about my lizard eyes and anteater nose and the way I sleep my way through pictures is so hackneyed now.”

Robert Mitchum


“I am my biggest critic, so I was putting a lot of pressure on myself to make the perfect pass or hit all of my jumpers. I am just trying to make the game come to me right now.”

Michael Finley


“Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man's growth without destroying his roots.”

Frank A. Clark


“Your likes = You like my work, Your dislikes = You want me to improve. Both are respected by me ! :)”

Anuroop Tyagi


“A drama critic is a man who leaves no turn unstoned.”

George Bernard Shaw


A critic at best is a waiter at the great table of literature.

Louis Dudek